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Philip Arthur Beshany
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1914
Death: Dec. 22, 2011

Vice Admiral Philip A. Beshany, USN (ret.), 97, passed away December 22, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. A true patriot and courageous leader-he embodied the best of the greatest generation. He will be deeply missed, as he was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. After graduation from the Naval Academy in 1938, he served over 42 years as a submariner. He was married for 62 years to his dear wife, Natalie (Gigi) until her death in 2005. He is survived by his wife of 4 years, Bea; daughter, Ann Braniff (Earl Crouch); son, CAPT Philip Beshany, USN (Sunshine); granddaughters, Christy O'Hare (Steve), Stephanie Borchers (LT Jake Borchers, USN), and Madison Beshany; grandson, LCDR Ryan Beshany (Amanda); great grandchildren, Meghan, Luke and Casey O'Hare, and Carter Beshany; stepsons, Ed Gray (Becky), Alan Gray (Betsy), Patrick Gray (Marcie), and Stephen Gray (Liza). A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 30th in Christ Episcopal Church of Ponte Vedra Beach with Rev. Robert Morris officiating. Funeral Service will be held at 10:45 am, Tuesday, April 3, 2012 in the Ft. Myer Chapel of Arlington National Cemetery followed by interment with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Mayo Outpatient Dialysis Center in the Roger Main Building: 4203 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32216. Services under the care and direction of Quinn Shalz Funeral Home.
Florida Times Union, Dec 26 2011 
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  Natalie Bliss Beshany (1922 - 2005)
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 33 Site 9375
Created by: Susan
Record added: Dec 26, 2011
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- bob tarte
 Added: Sep. 18, 2015
Admiral, thank you for your service. RIP
- Daddys♥Girl
 Added: Jan. 8, 2012

- Susan
 Added: Dec. 26, 2011

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